Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon Fire HD 8
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Amazon Fire HD 8 review: 45 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

4 x 1.5GHz
Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8" 32GB: 8 x 2.36GHz

2. resolution

1280 x 800px
Panasonic UT-MB5: 2560 x 3840px

3. RAM

1GB
Google Pixel Slate: 16GB

4. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
8"
Wacom Cintiq 22HD: 21.5"

5. pixel density

189ppi
Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4" 32GB: 359ppi

6. has an external memory slot

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Amazon Fire HD 8
71% have it

7. thickness

7.7mm
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro: 4.6mm

8. weight

311g
Acer Iconia W510-1674: 0.51g

9. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Amazon Fire HD 8
58% have it

10. front camera megapixels

2MP
Google Pixel Slate (8th Gen Intel Core i5 / 8GB RAM / 128GB SSD): 8MP

11. megapixels

5MP
Toshiba Encore 2 10: 15MP

12. internal storage

16GB
Microsoft Surface Pro 6: 1000GB

13. width

214mm
HP Slate 6 VoiceTab: 83.2mm

14. height

128mm
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-X1: 87mm

15. Is a multi-user system

Amazon Fire HD 8(Fire OS 4.0)
51% have it

16. The browser has word wrap

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
Amazon Fire HD 8(Fire OS 4.0)
68% have it

17. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 30fps
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5" LTE (64GB / 4GB RAM): 2160 x 30fps

18. has an IPS screen

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
Amazon Fire HD 8
55% have it

19. volume

210.92cm³
Chromo Inc 7" (Android 4.1): 108.46cm³

20. Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
Amazon Fire HD 8
25% have it

21. Bluetooth version

4
Google Pixel Slate (8th Gen Intel Core i5 / 8GB RAM / 128GB SSD): 5

22. Is free and open source

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
Amazon Fire HD 8(Fire OS 4.0)
66% have it

23. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Amazon Fire HD 8
91% have it

24. USB version

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
2
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5" LTE (64GB / 4GB RAM): 3.1

25. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Acer Aspire Switch 12 S: 3

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